3,38,000 Hajj applications were received under government scheme.
Sardar Yousaf says 180,000 Pakistanis will perform Hajj this year.
The decision has been taken in light of Supreme Court's directions.
Training program for intending pilgrims has begun at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. Addressing the intending pilgrims, Minister for Religious Affairs ...
Sardar Yousaf says successful candidate can submit the valid passport by 10th of next month.
According to PIA spokesperson, initially the special hajj flights were operated from Jeddah.
Minister for Religious Affairs says the government made comprehensive arrangements for the stay of the Pakistani Hujjaj in Saudi Arabia.
PIA will transport more than 52,000 hajjis through its 126 special Hajj flights and 125 regular scheduled flights.
Prime Minister’s Hajj Advisory Committee meets in Makkah.
The operation will continue till 16th of next month.